Soon to be published to the band’s website and Facebook page: Remember back to a time when vinyl records were the definitive way to hear music—the click of the needle and the crackling that only comes from listening to a record on a turntable. The time when bands like The Who, The Stones, and Led … More The Pinx Band Biography
If there’s one perk to being up at the ass crack of dawn to take Greg to work early since I have to wait on my car to get fixed is seeing awesome things like this:
Trying really hard to think of things to be thankful for today, since this happened: That’s my car. It seriously never fails. Whenever I vow to have a more positive outset and to be happy, something like the above happens. Thankfully, it just overheated (I think) and I made it all the way to my … More Bumblebees and being a “lush”
A Friday ritual. A single photo, no words, capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.
I really hate, every time I meet someone new, I forget their name immediately after they tell me. In fact, I don’t think I even hear their name because I am focusing on how firm my handshake is (can’t have a dead-fish handshake) and concentrating on not nodding my head and bowing–yeah. I do that. … More Human interaction is hard stuff
Originally published here for Ruckus Magazine. Douglas Brake of Douglas Brake and the Sizzle, Hiss, Pop Band didn’t just wake up one day and say, “Hey, I should write and play kid music.” It happened organically, late one night while Brake was trying to get his then-1-year-old son to fall asleep. “I ran out of songs … More Douglas Brake’s organic fall into children’s music
This: And this: The only things that could possibly make it any better is if I could find myself a beautiful field and an epic hat–and perhaps some scones and tea. Major burnout is occurring. Need weekend. Now.
I both loathe, and love, how every Friday, everyone’s phrase of the day is one of the following: “Happy Friday!” or “Happy Friday to us!” or “Hooray, Friday!” or “Thank god, we made it!” Love, because everyone is in a pretty good mood and you can feel the excitement swirling in the air. Plus, this … More Fridays